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Daguerrotype portrait Brooch, 1860–70

This is a Brooch. It is dated 1860–70 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is daguerrotype, gilded metal, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 3 diameter cm (1 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Daguerrotype portrait Brooch, 1860–70; probably USA; daguerrotype, gilded metal, enamel; Overall: 3 diameter cm (1 3/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-12-1

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